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[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Unregulated Work in the Global City - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* "Unregulated Work in the Global Cityâ with Annette Bernhardt, Deputy Dir. of the Justice Program, The Brennan Center, New York University A recent study by the Brennan Center's Economic Justice Project, details the systemic violation of federal, state & local labor law which is increasingly the way of doing business in N.Y.C...
Keywords: labor; unions; work; regulation
Downloads: 49
[audio]Building Bridges: Appalachian Nurses Strike and the Oaxaca Uprising - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Nearly 700 nurses in Ky & W. Va. have been striking for months against pay cuts, unsafe staffing levels for patients & mandatory overtime. And a new film about the Oaxaca Uprising captures the excitement and the organizing of that crucial struggle
Keywords: Mexico; nursing; unions; strikes; Oaxaca
Downloads: 179
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: State of the Unions and George Carlin - The American Dream - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ******************************************** State of the Unions with. author, Philip Dine How can unions regain their strength, empower the working class and regain political influence? Veteran reporter Dine, a two time Pulitzer Prize nominee, draws from his extensive experience analyzing workers organizing, contract and electoral campaigns to draw lessons on how on how labor ca...
Keywords: unions; George Carlin; Philip Dine
Downloads: 152
[audio]Building Bridges: Egyptian Workers Breaking Free - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Inspiration From Egypt: A May Day Message with Hossam el-Hamalawy, Historian, Activist Reporter,Blogger, from Cairo The events in Egypt, were a catalyst throughout the Middle East for the yearnings for democracy and working class empowerment. And, as well the aspirations & activism of the Egyptians has given inspiration to us here, in the face of a full co...
Keywords: Egypt labor unions; Egypt free unions; Egypt state unions; Egypt May Day; Hossam el-Hamalawy; Egypt revolution
Downloads: 238
[audio]Building Bridges National: American Idol - In Reality a Sweatshop - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:58) ******************************************** The Real Losers On American Idol Are Its Behind Scenes Workers with Michael Winship, President, Writers Guild of America East and Vince Waldron, documentary filmmaker and author The Writers Guilds of America and the Teamsters are conducting nation- wide protests against "American Idol," "Million Dollar Password" "Farmer Wants a Wife" and ...
Keywords: American Idol; Fremantle; labor unions; writers' guild
Downloads: 32
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Labor’s Agenda to Fight Corporate Greed - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* Laborâs Agenda to Fight Corporate Greed(27:54) with Richard Trumpka, Secretary- Treasurer, AFL-CIO William Scheuerman, President, National Labor College In a discussion on the agenda for the labor movement, Trumpka & Scheureman analyze the challenges workers face in an economy controlled by corporate interests who have rigged the system to their benefit at the exp...
Keywords: labor; unions; working class; AFL-CIO
Downloads: 47
[audio]Building Bridges: Dr. King: Memphis City Sanitation Workers Strike - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 26:24 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The current struggles of public sector workers rights in Wisconsin and around the country has galvanized public and worker sentiment and support to an extent not seen since the battle to organize the Memphis City sanitation workers in 1968. This was part of the upsurge of the civil rights movement of the 1960âs and also of the mass unionization of publi...
Keywords: AFSCME; Dr. Martin Luther King; Jr; Michael K. Honey; Taylor Rogers; Memphis Sanitation Workers Union; public sector unions; municipal unions; state unions
Downloads: 87
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Colombian May Day Brutality; U.S. Dockers Shut Ports - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (28:30) ******************************************** West Coast Dockers Shut Down Ports As Workers Say No To War with Clarence Thomas, Ex. Board member, Local 10 ILWU Danny Glover, Actor & Human Rights Activist Cynthia McKinney, Former Congresswoman and Presidential Candidate Cindy Sheehan, Anti-War Activist, Candidate for Congress Tens of thousands of docks, members of the International Lo...
Keywords: Colombia trade unions; coca cola; ILWU; strikes; longshore workers; Mayday
Downloads: 88
[audio]Building Bridges Your Community and Labor Report 6-30-08 - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, June 30, 2008, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 58:30 **************************************** Screen Actors Strike Looms with Anne Marie Johnson, Actress, SAG National Board Member Many new movie productions are being delayed in anticipation of a possible strike this summer. In the meantime, SAG is lobbying those of its members who are also members of AFTRA to vote no on the current r...
Keywords: labor unions; Screen Actors Guild; AFTRA. Phillip Dine; Nurses
Downloads: 17
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Greenhouse's The Big Squeeze; Ronald Reagan on Truman vs. Dewey - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:11 ******************************************** âThe Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Workerâ with NY Times Labor reporter and author Steven Greenhouse A discussion with Greenhouse about the decline of the standard of living of workers as a result of a generation long employer offensive; where workers toil harder and longer for lower wages, fewer health and pension benefits, u...
Keywords: Steven Greenhouse; labor unions; workers; Ronald Reagan; Eric Foner
Downloads: 137
[audio]Building Bridges: Extreme Poverty;Bloomberg's Union Busting; What Domino’s Pizza Dishes Out to Work - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, March 2, 2009, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 58 minutes **************************************** Economic Aid To Feed Extreme Poverty with Jeffrey Sachs, economist is Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary- General Ban Ki-Moon, is founder and co-President of the Millennium Promise Alliance, an organization dedicated to end...
Keywords: poverty; developing countries; Jeffrey Sachs; Bloomberg unions; union busting
Downloads: 42
[audio]Building Bridges: Iraqi Labor Leaders Speak Out - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Iraqi Labor Leaders: Their Fight For Workers & Against Occupation with . Hassan Jumaa, Pres. Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions . Rasim Awadi, Pres., General Federation of Iraqi Workers . Sardar Mohammed, Pres., Iraqi Kurdish Workers Syndicates & Unions ...
Keywords: Iraq; Iraqi unions; Iraqi oil law; iraq occupation
Downloads: 28
[audio]Buiilding Bridges: Iran – A New Wave of Unionization? - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Iran â A New Wave of Unionization? With Homayoun Poorzad, Central Council Member, Network of Iranian Labor Unions (NILU) Despite unrelenting state repression, there have been rumblings of renewed labor organizing in Iran. While the most visible activities are those of the Bus union of Tehran, the Sugar âWorkers and teachers unions, there...
Keywords: Iran Unions; Iran labor; Homayoun Poorzad; Network of Iranian Labor Unions (NILU); Iran economy; Iran stikes; Iran subsidies; economic crisis
Downloads: 53
[audio]Building Bridges: NFL Lockout Threat with Dave Zirin - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 26:33 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Austerity & Lockout Threats Roil NFL & NBA with Dave Zirin, author of "Bad Sports: How Owners are Ruining the Games we Love" The former Indiana guard A.J. Moye starts rehabilitation after having a stroke following a head-on collision with a teammate. There has been an avalanche of media coverage of the helmet to helmet hits, and the cover of Sports Illus...
Keywords: sports unions; football lockout; NFL Players Association; Dave Zirin; DeMaurice Smith
Downloads: 49
[audio]Building Bridges National: Focus Mexico– Crisis Upon Crisis - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Focus Mexico â Crisis Upon Crisis Benjamin Anaya, an independent journalist, muralist and Mexican activist and Daniel La Botz, editor, Mexican Labor News & Analysis and Prof. Manny Ness, author of the new extraordinary International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest We explore how has the current economic crisis which started in the U....
Keywords: Mexico; Mexican unions; Mexican labor; Oaxaca; Dan La Botz; Manny Ness; NAFTA; Benjamin Anaya
Downloads: 54
[audio]Building Bridges National:Saigon Grill Victory; Indigenous Colombian Protests - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:59 ******************************************** District Court Finally Serves Justice to Saigon Grill Restaurant Delivery Workers with Saigon Grill Workers, Yu Guan Ke and Qi Hua Lian Jospheine Lee and Fong C. Tsai, Justice Will Be Served Campaign and the Chinese Staff and Workers Assn. A victory for all NYC delivery workers occurred when 36 employees of the Saigon Grill Restaurants, aft...
Keywords: Colombia; Indigeneous Colombians; sweatshops; minimum wages; restaurant workers; Chinese-Americans; trade unions; National Mobilization Against Sweatshops
Downloads: 30
[audio]Building Bridges National: Afro-Colombian Unionists and Farmers Fight Repression - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:51 ******************************************** "The Colombian Free Trade Agreement, Displacement of Afro-Colombians & Violence against Trade Unionists" with Carlos Rosero, Founder, Procesos de Comunidades Negras Raul Arroyave, Exec. Board Member, Central Unitaria de Trabajadores(CUT) labor federation Jose Schiffino, Trade Unionists in Solidarity with Colombia Thousands of predominately ...
Keywords: Colombia trade unions; Afro-Colombians; palm oil; sugar strike; court strike; Colombia free trade agreement
Downloads: 21
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Bay Area Dock Workers Under Attack - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Port Workers In Bay Area Turn Out To Say An Injury To One Is An Injury To All with Clarence Thomas, Former Secretary Treasurer of Local 10, and rank & file activist Local 10 The Bay Areaâs International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 is under attack by the Pacific Maritime Association, after the rank and file dock workersâ voluntary action in so...
Keywords: Clarence Thomas; Local 10 ILWU; general strike; Wisconsin unions; San Francisco dock workers; Pacific Maritime Association
Downloads: 27
[audio]Building Bridges National: 75,000 Protest Cutbacks,Demand Tax Rich - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:30 ************************************** Seventy Five Thousand In Countryâs Largest Protest Say No To Budget Cuts & Demand Tax The Rich speakers Randi Weingarten, AFT; Lillian Roberts, DC 37; George Gresham, 1199; Faye Moore, Local 371, DC 37; Barbara Bowen, PSC; Nancy Wackstein, United Community Houses; Selah Brown, student, NYC Technical College; Harry Nespoli, IBT Local 831, Sanitation Employees; Lynne Muchinsky, lab te...
Keywords: labor; unions; public sector; cutbacks; tax the rich; taxes; Governor Patterson. Mayor Bloomberg
Downloads: 51
[audio]Building Bridges: Aronowitz, Baker & Lynd - What Is To Be Done? - ken nash and mimi rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28:09 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** What Is To Be Done? In this period of intensified class warfare against the working class and the poor, what will it take to mobilize the people for the mass movement it will surely take to win? Many have been heartened by the fightback in Wisconsin and many of the frontline states...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; Staughton Lynd; General Baker; general strikes; union busting; Labor strategy; Scott Walker; Wisconsin unions
Downloads: 71
[audio]Building Bridges:Guadeloupe-Haiti Workers Fight Back!; Sen. Sanders vs Health Care Lies - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:57 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** While Capital Says Get Back, The Workers of Guadeloupe-Haiti Said Fight Back! with . Elie Domota, General Secretary, General Union of Workers of Guadeloupe (UGTG) & leader of the general strike there last winter. . Fignolé Saint Cyr, General Secretary,Autonomous Confederation of Haitian Workers (CATH)...
Keywords: Guadeloupe; Haiti; Elie Domota; Fignolé Saint Cyr; unions; health care crisis; Bernie Sanders; Robert Greenwald
Downloads: 47
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Financial Disaster; Afro-Colombian Workers Repressed - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, October 6, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM (58 minutes **************************************** NYC: Financial Disaster Ahead? with James Parrott Deputy Director and Chief Economist, Fiscal Policy Institute Author, "The End of Wall Street as We Know It" Employers cut 159,000 jobs in Sept.. It was the biggest monthly decline since 2003 and new evidence of a strengthening recession...
Keywords: economic crisis; New York State economy; Colombia trade unions; Afro-Colombians
Downloads: 33
[audio]Building Bridges: Africa Labor Report plus Sanders on Health Care Reform - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:06 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Africa: Its Labor News & Views In Focus produced by Radio Workers World Productions, Cape Town, South Africa Building Bridges in collaboration with South African based radio Workers World Productions brings us the issues for and protests of Africaâs laboring class, amidst the global economic crisis...
Keywords: Africa Labor; South Africa Labor Unions; Senator Bernie Sanders; Billionaires for Wealthcare; healthcare reform; single payer; medicare for all
Downloads: 24
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Municipal Workers Fight Back - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:58 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Selections from Building Bridges Live Coverage OF MASS RALLY OF NYC PUBLIC WORKERS AGAINST THE CUTS! With Michael Mulgrew, Pres., United Federation of Teachers Judy Wessler, Dir., Commission on the Publicâs Health System John Sameulsen, Pres. , Transport Workers Union, Local 100 Ed Ott, Distinguished Lecturer, Murphy Inst.of Workers Studies, CUNY; forme...
Keywords: municipal workers; Ed Ott; Michael Mulgrew; John Samuelsen; Judy Wessler; David Jones; city budget crises; public sector unions
Downloads: 49
[audio]Building Bridges: Saigon Grill Victory; Indigenous Colombian Protests; Atomic Spy Case Revisited - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
oWBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, October 27, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM 59:52 **************************************** District Court Finally Serves Justice to Saigon Grill Restaurant Delivery Workers with Saigon Grill Workers, Jospheine Lee, Coordinator, Justice Will Be Served Campaign Representative of the Chinese Staff and Workers Assocation A victory for all NYC delivery workers occurred when 36 employ...
Keywords: Restaurant workers; sweatshops; minimum wage; Chinese-Americans; labor unions; Julius and Ethel Rosenberg; Martin Sobell. Robert Meerpool; Colombia; Indigenous Colombians
Downloads: 45
[audio]Building Bridges: New Class War in Wisconsin plus Belafonte on Protest - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:28 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The New Class War in Wisconsin with Frank Emspak, Dir.Emeritus, School For Workers, University Of Wisconsin and Ex. Dir. Workers Independent News In the face of massive protests, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walkerâs âbudget repair billâ proposes limiting collective bargaining powers of public employees only to base pay tearing the guts out of the union.The bil...
Keywords: Frank Emspak; Workers Independent News; Harry Belafonte; Wisconsin Union; Scott Walker; union busting; public employee unions; class war
Downloads: 44
[audio]Building Bridges: War on Unions in Ohio; NYC Union Rally Blasts Bloomberg and Cuomo - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28:28 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The New Class War on Unions Spreads to Ohio with Joseph Rugola, Exec. Dir., Ohio Assn. of Public School Employees, AFSCME Following Gov. Walkerâs union busting lead, Ohio Gov. Kasich proposes to nullify public employee unionization rights by taking away impartial arbitration of disputes, the right to strike of ânon-emergency public employeesâ and protec...
Keywords: Ohio unions; Gov. Kasich; Joe Rugola; AFSCME; DC37 AFSCME; Local 375 DC 37; Mayor Bloomberg; Gov. Cuomo; union busting
Downloads: 54
[audio]Building Bridges National: Puerto Rican Workers Fight Layoffs and a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:23 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Workers Protest Puerto Ricoâs Governor âs Lay Off Of Tens Of Thousands with Benjamin Borges, Executive Director, Public Service Workers United of Puerto Rico (Servidores Públicos Unidos de Puerto Rico) Council 95, AFSCME One hundred thousand marched in San Juan to protest the recent firing of10,000 workers by prostatehood Governor Luis For...
Keywords: Puerto Rico Unions; AFSCME Council 95; Governor Fortuno; Benjamin Borges; Puerto Rico layoffs; Law 7; domestic workers; domestic workers bill of rights; Ai-Jen Poo
Downloads: 79
[audio]Building Bridges: Student Power, Plus Paid Sick Leave Rally - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Rally at NY City Hall Fights for Paid Sick Leave Now Whether itâs the swine flu or another illness, workers shouldnât have to go without their pay, risk retaliation or even losing their jobs when they are sick or need to take care of a sick child...
Keywords: Paid Sick Leave; A Better Balance; NYS Paid Family Leave Coalition; Gloria Steinem; Univeristy Students Against Sweatshops; Russell Athletics; Honduras unions
Downloads: 42
[audio]Dr. King’s Economic Justice Agenda - From Memphis to Wisconsin - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Martin Luther Kingâs Economic Justice Agenda From Memphis To Wisconsin Forty three years ago, a struggle by 1,300 sanitation workers for economic justice brought Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Memphis. On the eve of his death, hours after marching with the AFSCME sanitation workers, being denied the right of collective bargaining & facing down the armed forces of a city & state, Martin Luther King, Jr...
Keywords: Vincent Harding; Peter Rickman; University of Wisconsin Teaching Assistants' Assn; AFT Local 3220; Joseph Rugola; Exec. Dir; Ohio Association. of Public School Employees; AFSCME; Scott Walker; Gov. Kasich; public employee unions: union busting; Madison; Wisconsin; Martin Luther King
Downloads: 43
[audio]Building Bridges: Wisconsin Blues: Don't Mourn, Organize! - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Wisconsin Blues: Donât Mourn, Organize With Eric Cobb, Exec. Dir. South Central Wisconsin Building Trades Council Peter Rickman, Teaching Asst., LaFollette Law School , Univ. of Wisc. member of Teaching Assistantsâ Assn., AFT Local 3220 LaTaunya Johnson, Pres...
Keywords: Eric Cobb; So. Central Wisc. Building Trades Council; Peter Rickman; Teaching Assistants' Assn; AFT Local 3220; LaTaunya Johnson; Pres. Wisc. Childcare Providers Together; L 502; AFSCME; Scott Walker union busting; Wisconsin unions
Downloads: 44
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Rally to Save Postal Jobs & Services From A Management Gone Postal - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27' Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Saving Postal Jobs & Services From A Management Gone Postal Community/Labor United for Postal Jobs & Services joined with postal workers to rally to save postal jobs and the services provided. The plan is to shut down 4,000 post offices, eliminate 223 which is half of the mail processing centers nationwide , end Saturday mail delivery and fire 220,000 postal workers...
Keywords: Post office layoffs; post office closing; Postmaster General Donahue; postal privatization; labor; unions; public sector unions
Downloads: 63
[audio]Building Bridges: Iraqi Workers in the Turbulent Middle East - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Iraqi Workers in the Turbulent Middle East with Hassan Jumaâa Awad, Founding member of and President of the Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions Building Bridges brings you an exclusive interview with Hassan Jumaâa Awad who was an opponent of the Saddam Hussein regime, a human rights activist, and unionist who was imprisoned by the Baâathist regime three times for âsubversiveâ activity...
Keywords: unions in Iraq; Iraq and oil; Hassan Juma’a Awad; Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions
Downloads: 22
[audio]Building Bridges: UN Haiti Occupation Must End Say Trade Union Leaders From Latin America & Caribbean - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December, 31, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM, or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org ******************************** A Building Bridges New Yearâs Eve Special for January 1st, Haitiâs 209th Independence Day Trade Union Leaders From Latin America & Caribbean Demand UN Haiti Occupation End! with . Julio Turra, National Exec. Dir...
Keywords: Haiti UN; Haiti Clinton; Haiti Guadaloupe; Haiti Brazil; Haiti unions; unions Brazil
Downloads: 128
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Municipal Workers Demand Fair Contracts - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Recorded Live! City Workers Starved Under Bloomberg Send Message to Mayoral Candidates They Demand Fair Contracts Thousands of N.Y.C. municipal employees, including health care, education, sanitation, transit, communication, and public housing workers â the diverse category workers who make this city run, filled City Hall Park demanding new labor contracts...
Keywords: n.y.c. municipal unions; Mayor Bloomberg unions budget; N.Y. City union contract rally; N.Y.C. Municipal Labor Committee; N.Y.C. Mayoral elections unions
Downloads: 18
[audio]Building Bridges: Fast Food Workers Strike; Bangladesh Fire: Walmart & Disney Refuse Responsibility - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December 3, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Unionize McDonalds, Burger Kings, KFC, Taco Bell, Piazza Hut, Papa Johnâs, Dominos, Wendyâs Say Their Striking Workers In First Ever Fast Food Walk-Out Hundreds of workers in an organizing campaign, Fast Food Forward, struck the New York Cityâs largest fast food chains to call for decent wages to support their families, and the right to form a union without interference...
Keywords: Walmart Bangladesh fire; Disney Bangladesh fire; Bangladesh workers; Kalpona Akter; Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity; Bangladesh unions; Bangladesh garment fire; Bangladesh unions; fast food unions; McDonalds union
Downloads: 16
[audio]Building Bridges: What is to be Done? with Stanley Aronowitz and Manny Ness - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27:05 Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What Is To Be Done? A Conversation about Organizing and Strategies to Win With Stanley Aronowitz, studies labor, and social movements, and is director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Heâs authored or edited twenty-five books including: "Left Turn: Forging a New Political Future", "Ho...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; Manny Ness; labor movement; unions; working class; May Day; unions New York City; immigrant workers
Downloads: 45
[audio]Building Bridges: South Africa Metal Workers Union: Fighting the Class Struggle - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** National Union of Metal Workers Fighting the Class Struggle in South Africa with Mphumzi Maqungo, Treasurer, National Union of Metal Workers On May Day 2014 Building Bridges Building Bridges spoke with one of South Africaâs foremost leaders of the workers movement as their national election approaches...
Keywords: National Metal workers union of South Africa; COSATU; ANC and unions; Lomin Marikana mineworkers; South Africa unions; South Africa poverty
Downloads: 33
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Bangladesh Fire: Walmart & Disney Refuse Responsibility - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Walmart & Disney Refuse Responsibility For Worker Compensation In Bangladesh Fire Where Death Toll Soared to More than 121 And Where Labor Organizers Are Tortured and Disappeared With Kalpona Akter, Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity Kalpona Akter, a garment worker since she was 12 years old, faces myriad criminal charges for organizing for labor rights in the garment industry and while she mourns brother labor activists who have been tortured, and others who have been assassinated she is u...
Keywords: Walmart Bangladesh fire; Disney Banladesh fire; Bangladesh workers; Kalpona Akter; Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity; Bangladesh unions; Bangladesh garment fire; Bangladesh unions
Downloads: 29
[audio]Building Bridges: May Day Special - part 1 - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 3 - 7 pm EST, over 99.5 FM PART 1 Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Building Bridges To Occupy Air Waves May Day began in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike, led by immigrant workers, fighting for the 8 hour work day. While celebrated across the globe, it has been largely ignored in the U.S., until recently, when immigrant workers revived it...
Keywords: May Day 2012; immigration; labor; unions; general strikes; New York City May 1
Downloads: 22
[audio]Building Bridges: Walmart Protest at Secaucus NJ on Black Friday - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Wal-Mart May Be The Face of Twenty-First-Century Capitalism But Now Its Workers at 1,500 Sites Across the US Risk Jobs and Arrest for Regular Hours, Better Pay, Benefits and Respect! with with the Wal-Mart workers and supporters, speaking out, engaging in civil disobedience and their arrests at the Secaucus, NJ store protest Wal-Mart is the nationâs largest retailer, second-largest corporation, and larges...
Keywords: Wal-mart black Friday protest; Wal-mart low wages; Wal-mart unions; Wal-Mart New Jersey
Downloads: 20
[audio]Professor Stanley Aronowitz - Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., February 10, 2014, 7 - 8 pm EST *****************************. Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People with Professor Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz is the director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center, a distinguished professor of sociology and urban education, author of 23 books , and ran for governor of New York in 2002...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; unions and coop housing; national minimum income; shorter working day; employment and unemployment
Downloads: 9
[audio]The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre and the New South Africa - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre Says About The New South Africa With Mazibuko Jara, editor, âAmandla, South Africaâs new progressive magazine Standing for Social Justiceâ, a leader of the Democratic Left Front in South Africa, bringing together 40 South African social movements into a broad anti-capitalist front, former media officer of the South African Communist...
Keywords: Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre; African National Congress; ANC; COSATU; Mazibuko Jara; Amandla; South Africa labor; South African unions; South African Communist Party; Congress of South African Trade Unions; Democratic Left Front in South Africa
Downloads: 36
[audio]Building Bridges: The New South Africa and The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre Says About The New South Africa With Mazibuko Jara, editor, âAmandla, South Africaâs new progressive magazine Standing for Social Justiceâ, a leader of the Democratic Left Front in South Africa, bringing together 40 South African social movements into a broad anti-capitalist front, former media officer of the South African Communist...
Keywords: Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre; African National Congress; ANC; COSATU; Mazibuko Jara; Amandla; South Africa labor; South African unions; South African Communist Party; Congress of South African Trade Unions; Democratic Left Front in South Africa
Downloads: 17
[audio]The New South Africa and The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre - long version - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
long version Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre Says About The New South Africa with Mazibuko Jara, editor, âAmandla, South Africaâs new progressive magazine Standing for Social Justiceâ, a leader of the Democratic Left Front in South Africa, bringing together 40 South African social movements into a broad anti-capitalist front, former media officer of the South African Communist Party, and first ch...
Keywords: Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre; African National Congress; ANC; COSATU; Mazibuko Jara; Amandla; South Africa labor; South African unions; South African Communist Party; Congress of South African Trade Unions; Democratic Left Front in South Africa
Downloads: 10
[audio]Building Bridges: Egypt's Second Revolution - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** "Street Action" is the Kernel of Revolutionâ Egyptâs Second Revolution with Atef Said, Egyptian human rights lawyer and scholar, author of two books about torture in Egypt, currently working on his dissertation about the Egyptian revolution.. and Sherief Gaber, Mosireen Independent Media Collective in Cairo What is the Egyptian revolution if not "street action", the ability to express yourself and be heard ...
Keywords: Atef Said Egyptian human rights lawyer; Sherief Gaber; Mosireen Independent Media Collective; Egypt revolution; Egypt military; Egypt unions; Tamarrod movement
Downloads: 37
[audio]Building Bridges: May Day Special Part 2- Workers Unite Resisting the Creation of a Sweatshop Nation - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Thursday, May 1, 2014, 2 - 6 pm EST *****************************. Building Bridges May Day Special PART 2 Thursday, May 1, from 2 â 6 pm The American Dream Unraveling: Resisting the Creation of a Sweatshop Nation Thursday, May 1st Celebrate May Day over WBAI 2 â 6 pm, when weâll Build Bridges around the globe for the workerâs of the world to tell it like it is...
Keywords: South Africa trade unions; May Day U.S; South Africa national union of metal workers; Rev Barber; Moral Mondays
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[audio]Occupy Wall Street Wins, Then Celebrates with Citywide Protests - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28:55 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Occupy Wall Street Wins, Then Celebrates with Citywide Protests Following a huge and rapid public outcry that included hundreds of thousands of online petition signatures and phone calls to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office, a threatened clean-up/ eviction of Occupy Wall Street's home base at LIberty Square was postponed just b...
Keywords: Occupy wall street; economic crisis; the 99%; unions; Zuccotti Park; Mayor Bloomberg; economic crisis; unemployment; Youth revolt; recession
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[audio]Buiding Bridges: Canadian Oil Workers Reject Keystone Pipeline; Ramsay Clark at 85 - A Life Celebrated - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Canadian Oil Workers Tell Obama Reject Keystone XL Pipeline: Itâs Bad for the Environment & Bad for Workers with Dave Coles, Pres. Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) Canada's largest union in several key sectors, including forestry, energy, media, and telecommunications at a conference âConfronting the Climate Crisis: Can Labor Help Shape an Effective Strategy?â urged thumbs dow...
Keywords: Keystone XL Pipeline; Dave Coles; Communications; Energy & Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP); unions and the environment; Ramsey Clark
Downloads: 78
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Marches Against Stop and Frisk - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Thousands in N.Y.C. Say STOP Frisking Our Communities: No To Racial & Ethnic Profiling and the New Jim Crow Thousands upon thousands marched in NYC's Father's Day stop Stop and Frisk march organized by civil rights and labor unions in protest of the policies of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and implemented by NYPD Police Commisioner Kelly...
Keywords: N.Y.C. Stop and Frisk; silent march; NAACP and unions; new jim crow; secure communities; drug war and civil rights
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